Hartford Christmas lights switch-on is huge success - and there was snow!

The Hartford School choir

The Hartford School choir - Credit: Archant

More than 300 people braved the cold to attend the Hartford Christmas lights switch-on.

The event took place in the village on Saturday night and included a choir from Hartford Junior School, hot dogs, mulled wine, roast chestnut and gifts for everyone who attended.

The lights were switched on by Huntingdon’s deputy mayor, Jay Dyne, and a blessing was carried out by the Rev Amanda O’Neill from All Saints Church in Hartford.

Organiser, Juliet Cole, said: “It was a magical evening, and there was snow. Father Christmas visited Hartford and every child we spoke to enjoyed meeting him and seeing the snow machine at work. We have learned a lot this year and we hope to be back in 2017, bigger and better.”